Victoria Falls Safari Lodge
Africa Albida Tourism bags multiple awards

Hospitality group, Africa Albida Tourism (AAT) has won multiple awards including their flagship property, Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, being voted the Best Resort Hotel by the Association of Zimbabwe Travel Agents (AZTA) for the twentieth year in a row.

1 day ago

Flying with the Germans: Lufthansa airs fun new commercial
Flying with the Germans: Lufthansa airs fun new commercial

Lufthansa has launched a new image campaign with a fun and entertaining new TV commercial bearing the slogan "More than just a good flight." In addition to the commercial, a digital special edition of the Lufthansa magazine will form the core of the integrated campaign.

2 days ago

Sani Pass picnic
Revamped Premier Hotel Sani Pass set to open in February

After a nine-month, R75 million refurbishment that began in April, Premier Hotel Sani Pass situated in the foothills of the Drakensberg, will reopen on 1 February 2017.

2 days ago

-East Fort Hout Bay - Hout Bay and Llandudno Heritage Association
SA's ten most endangered cultural heritage sites

A part of our history and culture is lost every time South Africa loses a heritage site, as well as the opportunity to understand something new about our past. Be it archaeological sites, living cultural landscapes, early commercial industrial sites, colonial edifices or working class residential areas, South Africa's top ten most endangered site speak of the fragility of our national heritage.

2 days ago

Premier Hotels & Resorts shares its heritage
Premier Hotels & Resorts shares its heritage

Heritage Month celebrates the input of all South Africans in building the country and Premier Hotels & Resorts have been contributing, for the past 25 years, through the creation of accommodation options that not only enable local and international tourists to explore South Africa's natural, cultural and historical offerings but add to the economy.

3 days ago

Emperors Palace GM awarded prestigious Certified Hotel Administrator
Emperors Palace GM awarded prestigious Certified Hotel Administrator

Wayne Hill, general manager for Hotels and Resort Operations at Emperors Palace has been awarded the prestigious Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA) designation by the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute - the most respected certification that can be awarded to a hotel general manager or hospitality executive.

3 days ago

East Africa air travel rising
East Africa air travel rising

ForwardKeys' analysis of international air travel to East Africa this year (January to August), revealed a strong growth of 11.2% compared with the same period last year. With the growth of Africa as a whole at 5.6% and countries like Algeria, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia seeing little growth or even a decline, this is an exceptional performance.

3 days ago

Celebrate Heritage Day with local cuisine
Celebrate Heritage Day with local cuisine

Should you find yourself in Johannesburg, Durban or Cape Town on Heritage Day (24 September), have a look at some of the local restaurant options available to you.

3 days ago

Radisson Blue, Waterfront
Tsogo shakes up management of Hospitality Property Fund

Hospitality Property Fund (HPA, HPF) will get a new CEO and financial director, following its takeover by Tsogo Sun.

By Alistair Anderson 3 days ago

Analysing gender aspects of the tourism industry
Analysing gender aspects of the tourism industry

Tourism plays an important role in promoting sustainable development, as it integrates social, economic and environmental aspects that highly impact humanity. Therefore, it would be indisputable to say that the gender perspective cannot be left out when discussing sustainable development, particularly because tourism is a major employing sector for both men and women.

By Josephine Wawira 3 days ago

GrandWest goes on a taste journey for Heritage Day
GrandWest goes on a taste journey for Heritage Day

On 24 September 2016, GrandWest will host a special culinary experience to pay homage to the diversity of tastes and flavours that make up South African cuisine - Taste the World GrandWest Heritage Day. From traditional South African fare and Indian curry to Asian and Italian dishes, guests will be taken on a journey of the cuisines that give South Africa's food its character.

3 days ago

Joel at ‘home’ in the Origin Roastery.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Joel Singer

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Joel Singer, co-founder and owner of Origin Coffee Roasters.

By Leigh Andrews 21 Sep 2016

Benguela on Main
Why Somerset West should be on your travel to do list

Situated between Stellenbosch and Strand in the Helderberg, Somerset West has more to offer than meets the eye. It may not be considered as the first place to visit for those spur of the moment trips, but is should be on a traveller's to-do list when in the area. Here's why:

21 Sep 2016